Christopher Wren & Oliver Cromwell: The 1657 Appointment of Wren as Gresham Professor of Astronomy

Of all the august and admirable Gresham Professors, Christopher Wren attracts special attention. A noted Polymath and innovator in mathematics, it's something of a surprise that he was Gresham Professor of Astronomy.Professor Tony Mann talks about the politics that lead to this appointment.


Professor Tony Mann

Visiting Professor of Computing Mathematics

Professor Tony Mann has taught mathematics and computing at the University of Greenwich for over twenty years. He was President of the British Society for...

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